Senator for Victoria

Media Releases

22 October, 2019
Life-Changing Medicines Listings To Save Cystic Fibrosis Patients Up To $250,000 A Year
Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie says the Liberal-Nationals Government announcement to provide immediate access to life-changing medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) will make a real difference for people with cystic fibrosis. From 1 December 2019, the life-changin... Read more
12 October, 2019
Regional Airports Program Takes Off
Regional Airport owners and operators will soon be able to apply for a share in $100 million of funding for safety upgrades as part of the federal Liberal-Nationals Government’s new Regional Airports Program. Nationals Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, said the guidelines are now avail... Read more
11 October, 2019
Supporting Local Sporting Champions
Aspiring sporting champions are encouraged to apply for funding to take them closer to fullfilling their dream. The next round of grant applications for the Local Sporting Champions program is now open. "The Liberal-National Government's Local Sporting Champions program provides assistance ... Read more
09 October, 2019
National headspace Day 2019- putting a spotlight on young Australians’ mental health
Today is National headspace Day, which puts the issue of young Australians’ mental health in the spotlight.  National Headspace Day draws attention to a significant issue across North East Victoria, and encourages young people to discuss their mental health and take steps to improve th... Read more
07 October, 2019
Funding To Boost Country Ag Shows
Show societies in north-east Victoria and across the state are encouraged to apply for the Liberal-National government’s Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants Program (AgShows) funding to upgrade, maintain, buy or build new showground infrastructure and attractions.  Nationals Se... Read more
03 October, 2019
Cheaper medicine for patients in Indi
CAPTION: Senator McKenzie discusses the PBS listings and benefits for patients with Wangaratta pharmacist, Bruce Robertson, of Robertson's Pharmacy. Cheaper medicine is on the way for patients in north-east Victoria with price reductions for common scripts and new medicines added to the Pharmaceut... Read more
02 October, 2019
New grants available for swimming programs in Indi
Community groups across north-east Victoria are encouraged to apply for new swimming grants to provide and improve opportunities for people with disabilities and from diverse backgrounds to enjoy this great Aussie pastime, Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said. Working in partnershi... Read more
26 September, 2019
A new report shows Australia’s 642,000 recreational hunters and shooters contributed $2.4 billion to Australia’s economy in 2018. Deputy Leader of The Nationals and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the Department of Health&rsqu... Read more
22 August, 2019
Today the country lost a true statesman, patriot and champion of rural Australia. Tim Fischer AC was highly respected on all sides of politics. I had the honour to catch up with Tim at a Nationals’ barbeque at Milawa just over a month ago and he was his cheeky, witty self, with his clever one... Read more
14 August, 2019
Torben Soerensen, Henning Laue and GD Pork Pty Ltd have been sentenced to serious penalties for illegally importing boar semen over eight years, putting Australia’s pork industry at serious risk. Mr Soerensen received a sentence of three years... Read more
09 August, 2019
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) headquarters officially opened in Armidale today, signalling an exciting new era for rural and regional Australia. Minister for Agriculture, Senator Bridget McKenzie, and the Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, today opened the... Read more
07 August, 2019
JOINT RELEASE: Deputy Leader of the Nationals and Minister for Agriculture, Bridget McKenzie Federal Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum The ACCC will establish a Dairy Consultative Committee to support the Liberal and Nationals Government’s ... Read more
19 July, 2019
The Landcare movement today celebrated 30 years of all sections of Australian society working together to improve the environment and create more productive farm land. Minister for Agriculture, Senator Bridget McKenzie, today marked the anniversary in Parkville with a host of people involved in L... Read more
04 July, 2019
The Morrison Government is today delivering on its election commitment to protect the privacy of Australian farmers and primary producers by introducing legislation to protect them from the unlawful actions of animal activists.The Criminal Code Amend... Read more
04 July, 2019
More farmers will be able to access vital assistance when they are going through tough times, with the Coalition Government today introducing legislation to maintain the net farm asset threshold for Farm Household Allowance (FHA) at $5 million.Minist... Read more
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